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spoonworm

[ spoon-wurm ]
/ ˈspunˌwɜrm /
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noun
any of various unsegmented, burrowing marine worms of the phylum Echiura, of shallow waters worldwide, having a sausage-shaped body and a flattened head.
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Origin of spoonworm

First recorded in 1835–45; spoon + worm
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